The former deputy chairman of the 2012 London Olympic organising committee said on Tuesday he would be planning for a cancellation if in charge of the Tokyo Games. Keith Mills told BBC radio that the delayed Summer Games scheduled for July-August were looking unlikely to happen iRead More »
The 29-year-old, who won gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics and was world champion in 2013, was charged with "tampering within the results management process" and provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) earlier this week. "ICM Stellar Athletics would like to clarify that Brianna has not tested positive for any substance banned in the sport of track and field," her agency said.
Switching from swimming to triathlon has given Claire Cashmore a new lease of life as she bids to appear at her fifth Paralympic Games.
Russian athletes on Thursday proposed playing patriotic folk song 'Katyusha' at international sporting events for the next two years, while Russia's national anthem is banned over doping violations, news agencies reported. 'Katyusha' is a song that gained huge popularity during World War Two and, according to some accounts, inspired the name of the Soviet Union's Katyusha rocket launchers. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), which is based in Switzerland, last month upheld a ruling which barred Russian athletes from competing at major international events, including the Olympics, under the country's flag until 2022.